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Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring profiles of women who started their own companies.
By Diana Kapp
(2019)
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Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lyrical free-verse memoir set amid turbulent '60s and '70s.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement Book Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring story of teens who organized March for Our Lives.
By The Founders of March for Our Lives
(2018)
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#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling story of how Parkland shooting inspired activism.
By David Hogg, Lauren Hogg
(2018)
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Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary Book Poster Image
age 13+
Challenging but engaging bio of the complex Founding Father.
By Martha Brockenbrough
(2017)
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Ryan Higa's How to Write Good Book Poster Image
age 12+
YouTuber's engaging memoir has solid writing advice, too.
By Ryan Higa
(2017)
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Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting story of art, mental illness, brotherly devotion.
By Deborah Heiligman
(2017)
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Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
age 12+
Unforgettable true story of boy sent to death camp at age 4.
By Michael Bornstein, Debbie Bornstein Holinstat
(2017)
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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive Book Poster Image
age 12+
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
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Diego: Bigger Than Life Book Poster Image
age 12+
Lively free verse bio doesn't gloss over Rivera's appetites.
By Carmen Bernier-Grand
(2009)
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A Voice of Her Own: Becoming Emily Dickinson Book Poster Image
age 12+
Lovely first-person narration helps bring Dickinson to life.
By Barbara Dana
(2009)
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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dramatic story of forgotten teen civil rights hero.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2009)
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Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith Book Poster Image
age 12+
Award-winning bio of Darwin as a family man is a bit dry.
By Deborah Heiligman
(2008)
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Your Own, Sylvia Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fictionalized bio in verse a great intro to Plath's poetry.
By Stephanie Hemphill
(2007)
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